|[January 07, 2013]
International 3D Society Announces 2013 Technology Award Winners
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Prior to its presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas,
the International 3D Society today announced the companies which will be
honored for achievement in 3D technology.
"The Awards Committee focuses on technologies that represent genuine
advances in 3D and that have a demonstrated impact on the 3D
professional or consumer," said Jim Mainard, Chairman of the Society's
3D Technology Awards Committee and Head of Digital Strategy at
"As our industry gathers at the Consumer Electronics Show to see the
future of technology, the Society recognizes the people and
organizations who are inventing 3D's future," said Jim Chabin, President
of the Society. "3D movies again scored 5 of the top 10 highest grossing
hits of this past year, including: 'The Hobbit,' 'The Avengers,' 'The
Amazing Spiderman,' 'Brave,' and 'Madagascar.' 3D Blu-rays are being
seen by millions of consumers on their new 3D flat screens. The
companies receiving our Lumiere™ statuettes have helped to create much
of this magic for fas in theatres and at home."
Receiving honors at this year's awards luncheon in Hollywood will be:
Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics
21st Century 3D
Entries were reviewed for innovation and impact by the Society's 3D
Technology Awards Committee for their achievement during 2012.
The Society will present the 3D seminar for the Consumer Electronics
Show Tuesday, January 8th, in Las Vegas. More than 32
companies will participate.
About the International 3D Society:
The mission of the International 3D Society & 3D@Home Consortium is to
better serve the growing global theatrical, television, video game, and
mobile 3D marketplace and professional community. With members in 20
countries and chapters in China, Japan, Korea, Europe, the UK and North
America, the organization serves to spearhead the growth and expansion
of the 3D industry across the entire ecosystem - from content conception
and development, to consumer education and adoption.
The organization includes a group of members with more than 60 companies
and 500 professionals. Companies include: The Walt Disney (News - Alert) Studios Motion
Pictures, DreamWorks Animation (DWA), Sony Pictures Entertainment,
Pixar, ESPN, BSkyB, Panasonic, XpanD 3D, Dolby Laboratories, 3ality
Technica, Masterimage 3D, RealD, IMAX, StereoD, National Geographic
Cinema Ventures, CCTV China, Korea Telecomm, Intel, THX, Microsoft,
Technicolor, Samsung, Sony Electronics, MobiTV, BluFocus, Eutelsat (News - Alert),
Turner Broadcasting, Vizio and others.
MasterImage 3D technology will be used at the 3D Technology Awards
event. For more information please visit: www.International3DSociety.com.
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